Tag Archive: Days


Revisit the good old days with an NES or SNES Classic Edition console in stock at Amazon

You should hurry up.

Ah, Nintendo, breaker of hearts and crusher of dreams. How can one company be so good at releasing such limited quantities of the coolest items ever?!

The Nintendo NES Classic Edition has been hard to nab from the get-go. When it was first released, people waited in line for hours in the hopes of snatching one up — myself included. This little gadget hit the reseller market fast after stock was depleted, selling  [Read More…]

Revisit the good old days with the NES Classic Mini, now in stock at Amazon

You should hurry up.

Ah, Nintendo, breaker of hearts and crusher of dreams. How can one company be so good at releasing such limited quantities of the coolest items ever?!

The Nintendo NES Classic Mini has been hard to nab from the get-go. When it was first released, people waited in line for hours in the hopes of snatching one up — myself included. This little gadget hit the reseller market fast after stock was depleted, selling  [Read More…]

Type away for days on an unlocked BlackBerry KEYone for just $400

Amazon currently has the unlocked BlackBerry KEYone on sale for just $ 399.99, which is a $ 100 discount. It’s also available for the same price at Best Buy. When it was first released, the KEYone sold for $ 550, and before this discount, it had never dropped below $ 440.

The KEYone has an intuitive smart keyboard with flick typing, fingerprint sensor, and customizable shortcuts. It’s built with aluminum casing and Corning Gorilla glass for protection. It  [Read More…]

Sony’s upcoming Days of Play promotion will bring big savings and new limited-edition hardware

Sony has announced that from June 8 through June 18 the company will be discounting nearly all of its PlayStation related products. From the PlayStation 4 Pro gaming console to PlayStation VR Bundles, exclusive game titles, and even its PlayStation Plus subscription, there are some deals here you won’t want to miss out on. After seeing success last year, the company decided to bring back its “Days of Play” promotion, which not only slashes some prices for you but also  [Read More…]

Facebook now lets you snooze annoying posts from your friends for 30 days

Also works with Pages and groups.

Facebook is one of the best ways for staying in touch with friends and family members, but as anyone who jumps on the service from time to time knows, there are always those people that don’t know when to stop posting. Whether they’re re-sharing countless videos or refuse to keep quiet during an election season, Facebook’s got your back with a new snooze option.

If there’s a friend, group, or Page  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets 650k pre-orders in 5 days according to official numbers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has defied common sense to break pre-order records despite the battery fires and global recall fiasco of last year’s Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has now released figures on how well the device is really doing.

In five days, the Note 8 got 650,000 pre-orders across 40 countries, beating the Note 7 by two and a half times in the same time period. This is a very impressive number even for Samsung, meaning that the previous recall didn’t seem to damage  [Read More…]

This $39 30000mAh portable charger will keep your smartphone powered up for days

The Thrifter team has another deal — this time on a gigantic battery charger down to a great low price!

The Aukey USB-C 30000mAh portable charger is down to $ 38.99 with code AUPOWER8. This charger has predominantly sold for around $ 50 since its release earlier this year. Aukey releases a lot of coupon codes, which can be hard to track, but there have not been a lot of direct price drops on this charger ever before.

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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is ready to ship in seven days

The Essential Phone is finally ready to go out to customers.

Andy Rubin’s smartphone startup Essential announced last week that it secured $ 300 million in funding from the likes of Amazon and Tencent Holdings. The company also said that it would reveal the release date for the device, and Essential is now sending out emails to customers that have registered interest in the device, stating that their unit will ship in seven days:

Great news,  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s JUMP! On Demand now lets you upgrade your phone once every 30 days

JUMP! On Demand is ideal for those looking to switch devices every few months.

T-Mobile launched JUMP! On Demand back in 2015, offering customers an easier way to upgrade their phones — up to three times in a year. The carrier is now making a change to the plan that lets customers upgrade their phones once every 30 days.

With JUMP! On Demand, you’ll need to enter into an 18-month lease agreement, after which you can  [Read More…]

Gear Up: mophie’s latest keep your flagship phones charged for days on end

It’s officially summer which means that the days are longer now than any other time in the year. Moreover, they’re warmer, too. In some places the days are much, much warmer (Sorry, Arizona!). If you’re at all like us, these long, warm days equate to more time outside and using our phones. Yes, we’re all […]